Highland Springs, Virginia Population 2021

16,459
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Highland Springs is a city located in Henrico County Virginia. Highland Springs has a 2020 population of 16,459. Highland Springs is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 4.76% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,711 in 2010. Highland Springs reached it's highest population of 16,955 in 2015.

The average household income in Highland Springs is $57,883 with a poverty rate of 15.41%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,063 per month, and the median house value is $145,800. The median age in Highland Springs is 37.6 years, 33.1 years for males, and 40 years for females.

Highland Springs Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Highland Springs was:

  • Black or African American: 72.76%
  • White: 23.14%
  • Other race: 2.85%
  • Two or more races: 1.00%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Highland Springs, Virginia is 16,459 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,855.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 15,711.

Highland Springs, Virginia Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American11,97572.76%
White3,80923.14%
Some Other Race4692.85%
Two or More Races1641.00%
American Indian and Alaska Native420.26%
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Highland Springs Population by Race

Highland Springs Population Pyramid $2021

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Highland Springs Median Age

37.6


Total

33.1


Male

40


Female

Highland Springs Adults

There are 12,358 adults, (2,068 of whom are seniors) in Highland Springs.

Highland Springs Age Dependency

60

Age Dependency Ratio

20.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Highland Springs Sex Ratio

Female

9,301

56.51%

Male

7,158

43.49%

Highland Springs Population by Age

Highland Springs Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Highland Springs Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.3%24.7%
All55.8%44.2%
Female53.4%46.6%
Non Family44%56%
Male37.7%62.3%

55.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Highland Springs Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All6,1552.6555.8
Non Family2,3401.1644
Married1,9513.5575.3
Female1,4953.7253.4
Male3692.9937.7

3.46

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

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Highland Springs Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1781.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,18211.18%
High School Graduate3,84236.34%
Some College2,80526.53%
Associates Degree8648.17%
Bachelors Degree1,28812.18%
Graduate Degree4123.90%
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Highland Springs Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Highland Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black6,9566,0561,121
White3,0712,611444
Other Race34434458
Hispanic29629658
2+ Races12412477

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 62.10%.

Highland Springs Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,200$30,338$30,145
Less Than 9th Grade$21,094$23,164$20,436
High School Graduate$27,527$30,975$26,239
Some College$30,244$29,513$30,461
Bachelors Degree$46,280$37,109$46,993
Graduate Degree$40,863$41,375$40,398

$30,200

Average Earnings

$30,338

Average Male

$30,145

Average Female

Highland Springs Earnings by Educational Attainment

Highland Springs Language by Age

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Highland Springs Language

96.63% of Highland Springs residents speak only English, while 3.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.43% of the population.

Highland Springs Language

Highland Springs Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black11,8962,11617.79%
White3,61838310.59%
Other469153.20%

15.41%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.55%

Male Poverty Rate

15.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Highland Springs

The race most likely to be in poverty in Highland Springs is Black, with 17.79% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Highland Springs is Other, with 3.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.52%.

Highland Springs Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.99%
Some College8.99%
High School8.75%
Bachelors or Greater4.87%

Highland Springs Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.10%
Female Unemployed16.96%
Male Employed8.47%
Female Employed6.27%

Highland Springs Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Highland Springs Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$48,886$57,883
Families$55,179$68,795
Married Families$67,141-
Non Families$31,417$38,199
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Income by Household Type

Highland Springs Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.7%

Male Marriage Rate

29.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Highland Springs Married by Age and Sex

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Highland Springs Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Highland Springs Marital Status by Race

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Highland Springs Marital Status

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943

Number of Veterans

834

Male Veterans

109

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War331
Vietnam223
Second Gulf War199
Korea16
World War II

Highland Springs Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54402
55 to 64302
65 to 74130
75+63
18 to 3446

Highland Springs Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White48213.99%
Black4335.18%
2+ Races2820.90%

Highland Springs Veterans by Race

Highland Springs Veterans by Education

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7.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

11.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Highland Springs Veterans by Education

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71.2%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Highland Springs Employment by Age

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Highland Springs Employment by Race

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Highland Springs Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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75.45%

Born in Highland Springs

97.47%

Native Born

2.53%

Foreign Born

0.90%

Non Citizen

1.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.47% of Highland Springs residents were born in the United States, with 75.45% having been born in Virginia. 0.90% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Highland Springs Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,4590.00%
202016,4590.00%
201916,4596043.81%
201815,855-254-1.58%
201716,109-167-1.03%
201616,276-679-4.00%
201516,9552821.69%
201416,6735403.35%
201316,133-403-2.44%
201216,536-73-0.44%
201116,6098985.72%
201015,7110.00%

Highland Springs Population by Year